capitalism

Corporations Would Literally Kill You to Turn a Profit
Coca-Cola killed trade unionists in Latin America. General Motors built vehicles known to catch fire. Tobacco companies suppressed cancer research. And Boeing knew that its planes were dangerous. Corporations don't care if they kill people — as long as ...[Read more]
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Only the Poor Die Young
In capitalist America, the rich are outliving the poor at an alarming rate. It’s a grim reality and there’s only one way to end it definitively — moving toward socialism. ...[Read more]
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“Economic Freedom” Rankings Don’t Tell Us Anything About Capitalism
Conservatives and libertarians love to cite studies ranking different countries’ levels of “economic freedom” as evidence for the glories of capitalism. There’s just one problem: the rankings are nonsense. ...[Read more]
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AOC Slams GOP Representative for Calling to End Unemployment Insurance Which Already Ended
“Y’all already [ended unemployment insurance] over a month ago despite everyone having data that ending [unemployment insurance] doesn’t push people back to work,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted in response. “Conservatives love to act like they’re ‘f ...[Read more]
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Leaked Email Shows Verizon Pushing Employees to Oppose Corporate Tax Hike
The company sent an email to employees with a link to a tax-opposing form letter to send their elected representatives. ...[Read more]
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It is devastating: the millennials who would love to have kids but can’t afford a family
They are working three jobs, changing careers or moving to faraway areas with affordable housing in order to drum up enough money for children of their own. Sadly the numbers still don't add up ...[Read more]
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Austerity is a living hell. How can anyone describe it as character-building?
The right has entered a new phase of moral delinquency, in which they acknowledge the suffering of others - then explain why it’s good for them, actually ...[Read more]
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Philanthropy Is a Scam
The superrich often claim their philanthropy is meant to “change the world.” But it’s really meant to keep it exactly the way it is. ...[Read more]
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‘Reckless’: Doctors Without Borders Slams US for Hoarding 500 Million Vaccine Doses
"The U.S. must immediately make public and concrete commitments to redistribute excess Covid-19 vaccines globally if it truly wants to end this pandemic." ...[Read more]
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$11 for “brief emotion”? The hidden charges of US healthcare are utterly enraging
A woman tweeted her invoice for mole removal in a US hospital showing one of the many small, insidious charges that add up to millions each year ...[Read more]
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Merck Sells Federally Financed Covid Pill to U.S. for 40 Times What It Costs to Make
The Covid-19 treatment molnupiravir was developed using funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense. ...[Read more]
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